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Daily Compliment Chart: Creative Wednesdays

How to Teach Kids Respect Adults complain that the generation of kids growing up today don’t show any respect for elders, others, or authority. Well there’s a lot nannies can do to keep the kids in their care from being disrespectful. They can have fun by playing with the kids to teach them good manners, […]

Wednesdays With Whitney

Coffee Filter Bouquets Just because the chill of fall has set in doesn’t mean we need to abandon our lovely summer flowers.  Make this colorful craft with your little ones so that when they ask to pick flowers on a chilly fall morning, you don’t have to tell them no. Supplies ·         Coffee Filters (Pocket […]

Wednesdays With Whitney

Get Organized By Whitney Tang When school starts, the chance of missed communications between nannies and parents increases greatly. There are so many permission slips, class requirements, and activity lists that run the risk of getting lost in the shuffle of the day (or in the middle of a tantrum). Follow these easy directions to […]

Wednesdays With Whitney

Fishy School Sign By Whitney Tang School has started and the paperwork has already started flowing in. Not to mention all the art projects – who knew your little artist could do twenty original and meaningful pictures in one morning? This is why every kid needs their special School Corner. What better way to decorate […]

Wednesdays With Whitney

Melted Crayon Pictures By Whitney Tang Broken crayons are the bane of every nanny’s existence. They’re difficult to color with, they get lodged in cracks, and they take up unnecessary room in the craft box. Instead of living with these obnoxious nubs, turn them into an afternoon craft which doubles as a bright decoration for […]

Wednesdays with Whitney: Colored Rice

Rainy Day Sensory Play By Whitney Tang The wind is growling, the rain is cascading, the children are whining. What is a nanny to do after puddle jumping, spontaneous dancing, and storytelling have all been exhausted? Brighten up your stormy afternoon by making colored rice. It’s fun to make and will give grubby little fingers something […]

Father’s Day Shirt Cards

Creative Wednesdays Fathers Day is on the third Sunday of June in America. You don’t need to buy expensive gifts for your employer for Father’s Day. Instead, make this very simple and inexpensive card with the kids to give to their father. You Will Need: Brightly Colored Card Stock Buttons Scissors Glue Ruler Pencil What […]

Flower Mother’s Day Card

Creative Wednesdays I saw the cutest video How to Make a Rose Love Letter by Nailed It that inspired me to help my nanny kids make for their Mother and Grandmothers for Mother’s Day. The cards look like hearts at first. But after removing the paper clip bee the card opens into a flower. I […]

Shaving Cream Easter Eggs

Creative Wednesdays This is one of the easiest ways to make beautiful Easter eggs. Although food coloring is not toxic and won’t hurt the children, it will make clean up easier if you protect the work surface, have plenty of paper towels available, have a garbage bag close by, and have the kids wear rubber […]

Dr. Seuss Birthday Snacks

Creative Wednesdays Dr. Seuss’ birthday is March 2nd and it is a part of National Read Across America week. Add a special touch to the day by making an edible red and white striped hat as seen in the infamous children’s book The Cat in the Hat and some green eggs from Green Eggs and […]